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100 Best Albums of the Nineties by Rolling Stone (2010)  

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NevermindUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:2,338 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:96,593
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:10
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (3,149 votes)
Comments: 324 comments
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The ChronicUnited States Dr. Dre
Year of Release:1992Appears in:324 charts
Rank in 1992:7Rank Score:6,410
Rank in 1990s72Overall Rank:372
Average Rating:  79/100 (479 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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OK ComputerUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1997Appears in:3,303 charts
Rank in 1997:1Rank Score:180,731
Rank in 1990s1Overall Rank:1
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (3,931 votes)
Comments: 645 comments
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Achtung BabyIreland U2
Year of Release:1991Appears in:932 charts
Rank in 1991:4Rank Score:27,846
Rank in 1990s15Overall Rank:76
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,324 votes)
Comments: 105 comments
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The Miseducation of Lauryn HillUnited States Lauryn Hill
Year of Release:1998Appears in:323 charts
Rank in 1998:7Rank Score:5,376
Rank in 1990s87Overall Rank:443
Average Rating:  75/100 (463 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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TenUnited States Pearl Jam
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,295 charts
Rank in 1991:3Rank Score:42,421
Rank in 1990s6Overall Rank:40
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,652 votes)
Comments: 129 comments
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In UteroUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1993Appears in:1,202 charts
Rank in 1993:1Rank Score:35,790
Rank in 1990s9Overall Rank:53
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,844 votes)
Comments: 125 comments
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Ready To DieUnited States The Notorious B.I.G.
Year of Release:1994Appears in:381 charts
Rank in 1994:12Rank Score:8,976
Rank in 1990s55Overall Rank:276
Average Rating:  80/100 (527 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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OdelayUnited States Beck
Year of Release:1996Appears in:669 charts
Rank in 1996:4Rank Score:14,130
Rank in 1990s40Overall Rank:173
Average Rating:  81/100 (926 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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Crooked Rain, Crooked RainUnited States Pavement
Year of Release:1994Appears in:630 charts
Rank in 1994:8Rank Score:14,709
Rank in 1990s36Overall Rank:162
Average Rating:  84/100 (773 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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100 Best Albums of the Nineties composition

Year Albums %


1990 6 6%
1991 12 12%
1992 7 7%
1993 10 10%
1994 19 19%
1995 12 12%
1996 13 13%
1997 10 10%
1998 7 7%
1999 4 4%
Artist Albums %


Nirvana 3 3%
Jay-Z 2 2%
Pearl Jam 2 2%
R.E.M. 2 2%
The Notorious B.I.G. 2 2%
Pavement 2 2%
Oasis 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 74 74%
United Kingdom 14 14%
Ireland 4 4%
Canada 3 3%
Iceland 1 1%
Cuba 1 1%
Haiti 1 1%
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64/100 (from 122 votes)
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From RandolphCarterJr 06/25/2017 17:07
Surprisingly good list, though plenty to disagree with. 90s were great.
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From LANCE 03/20/2017 22:49
I totally think Yankee foxtrot Hotel should be in the top 100, but I don't think Nirvana should be in any of these lists. I swear, Nirvana is one of the most overrated bands in the world. Why so many people care about Nirvana and not that many people care about Teenage Fanclub is beyond me.
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From LedZep 03/19/2017 21:57
Actually not that bad, but you can't have a serious 90s chart without Alice in Chains and Pantera. Landmarks for grunge and metal respectively. If you include many rap albums, which I don't listen to but am ok with, you must also include metal
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From Web-Seo 02/22/2017 00:27
Rolling Stone one again. Just populists.
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From Clarence42069 11/07/2016 07:41
Im not angry. Just dissapointed
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From sethmadsen 08/27/2016 04:03
I love how much hate Rolling Stone gets as if they were the cause of all things terrible.
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From jonatas90 06/16/2016 03:36
Bad List!
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From FragStainz 04/16/2016 14:18
This is actually a decent list, apart from U2 being in the top 10. Firstly, In Utero should actually be higher! It's better than Ten and Achtung put together. And why is everyone calling for Dookie? How is Dookie better than Definitely Maybe, Superunknown, and Different Class?
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From Musicslave 03/09/2016 18:43
I really like Dr. Dre's the Chronic, but that album is NOT better than OK Computer. I actually think Illmatic is better than the Chronic. In Utero is way too high as well. Dookie should've made the top 10 easily.
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From mianfei 02/16/2016 06:36
Compared to ‘Rolling Stone’’s 1980s list, this one is even more plagued by the same problems they have encountered since punk and hardcore emerged from the West Coast at the beginning of the 1980s.

The beginning of the 1990s was an extremely creative period with the emergence of important metal bands (though I’m not a metal fan, I like to emphasise the genre’s cultural importance) like Pantera and international figures Sepultura and Meshuggah, who developed the genre to become even harder than it was in the 1980s. There was also an extremely powerful underground completely ignored by ‘Rolling Stone’ of which I have more personal interest as seen with bands like Slint, Mercury Rev, Laika, Band of Susans – all omitted in favour of annoying “lo-fi” bands like Beck and Pavement.

The decade lost almost completely its creative spark by the close, so fairly the first five or six years should have more of the top albums than 66 of 100.
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